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Michele Leonhart, Drug Enforcement Chief, Spent More Than $123,000 To Charter Private Jet To Colombia

WASHINGTON -- The head of the Drug Enforcement Administration spent more than $123,000 to charter a private jet to fly to Bogota, Colombia, last fall instead of taking one of the agency's 106 planes.

The DEA paid a contractor an additional $5,380 to arrange Acting Administrator Michele Leonhart's trip last Oct. 28-30 with an outside company.

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